[vbox-dev] hash sum mismatch

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Tue Mar 25 19:10:45 GMT 2014

On Tuesday 25 March 2014 12:02:02 Stéphane Charette wrote:
> Does the VirtualBox team silently replace the linux download package
> without changing the version number?

No, the team does not.

> We're trying to figure out why our deployed devices every once in a while
> encounter problems when running "apt-get update".  This error causes
> apt-get to exit with return code 100, and the rest of the update scripts
> cannot continue to apply updates.  Here is what we're seeing:
> sudo apt-get update
> ...
> W: Failed to fetch
> bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/download.virtualbox.org_virtualbox_debian_d
> ists_saucy_contrib_binary-amd64_Packages Hash Sum mismatch
> W: Failed to fetch
> copy:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/download.virtualbox.org_virtualbox_debian_di
> sts_saucy_contrib_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch
> Every time it happens, it is always with VirtualBox, no other PPA or
> package seems to ever causes this problem.

Sorry, I have no idea.

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